Vaccine Therapy Followed by Biological Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage III or Stage IV Melanoma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00006113|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Lack of efficacy)
First Posted : January 27, 2003
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2014
RATIONALE: Vaccines made from melanoma cells may make the body build an immune response to kill tumor cells. Biological therapies such as interferon gamma and interleukin-2 use different ways to stimulate the immune system and stop cancer cells from growing. Combining vaccine therapy with biological therapy may kill more tumor cells.
PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying giving vaccine therapy together with interferon gamma and interleukin-2 in treating patients with stage III or stage IV melanoma.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Melanoma (Skin)||Biological: MART-1 antigen Biological: aldesleukin Biological: gp100 antigen Biological: recombinant CD40-ligand Biological: recombinant interferon gamma Biological: recombinant interleukin-4 Biological: sargramostim Biological: therapeutic autologous dendritic cells Biological: therapeutic tumor infiltrating lymphocytes Biological: tyrosinase peptide Radiation: Candida albicans skin test reagent||Phase 2|
- Determine the clinical response rate and immune response in HLA-A2 positive patients with stage III or IV melanoma after receiving autologous dendritic cells pulsed with melanoma antigen peptides (MART-1:26-35, gp100:209-217, and tyrosinase:368-376) and treated ex vivo with CD40-ligand and interferon gamma, followed by interleukin-2 in vivo.
- Determine the toxicities of this regimen in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is a multicenter study.
Patients undergo leukapheresis to harvest autologous dendritic cells (ADCs). Melanoma peptides (MART-1:26-35, gp100:209-217, and tyrosinase:368-376) are pulsed separately onto ADCs, which are also treated ex vivo with CD40-ligand, interferon gamma, interleukin-4, sargramostim (GM-CSF), and Candida albicans skin test reagent. Patients receive each melanoma peptide pulsed ADC vaccine separately via 3 successive 10 minute infusions on day 1. Patients then receive interleukin-2 subcutaneously every 12 hours on days 2-6. Treatment repeats every 2 weeks for 3 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Patients are followed at 4 weeks, then every 3 months for 2 years, then every 6 months for 3 years, and then annually thereafter.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 21-41 patients will be accrued for this study within 18-24 months.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||25 participants|
|Official Title:||A Phase II Trial of a MART-1/gp100/Tyrosinase Peptide-Pulsed Dendritic Cell Vaccine Treated With CD40 Ligand/Gamma Interferon With Subcutaneous IL-2 for Patients With Metastatic Melanoma|
|Study Start Date :||June 1999|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2003|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2006|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00006113
|United States, California|
|USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital|
|Los Angeles, California, United States, 90089|
|Study Chair:||Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD||University of Southern California|